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Discover Korcula from Dubrovnik including Winery Visit

1. Discover Korcula from Dubrovnik including Winery Visit

Start your journey to the island of Korčula exploring a small town called Ston, one of the best fortified towns in Europe, town famous for its production of mussels and oysters. After a pleasant journey the peninsula Pelješac will surprise you with its vineyards, breathtaking views on the small bays and islands. Discover narrow streets, the unique St. Mark's Cathedral built in Venetian style, numerous well-preserved palaces and the birthplace of famous traveler Marco Polo. Finish your journey visiting a winery and tasting local wines and brandies.

Korčula & Pelješac: Wine & Culture Experience from Dubrovnik

2. Korčula & Pelješac: Wine & Culture Experience from Dubrovnik

When it comes to Croatian winemaking, the stunning Pelješac peninsula and the beautiful island of Korčula are two destinations not to be missed. The scenic peninsula of Pelješac stretches out like a green finger into the Adriatic Sea. Picturesque vineyards cling to rocky slopes dotted by the thick Mediterranean vegetation. A short ferry ride brings you to a beautiful island steeped in history – the island of Korčula. A trip to these jewels of the Croatian coastline makes for a magical day where you will be awestruck by the region's natural beauty while having the chance to sip exquisite local wines. The Pelješac peninsula personifies the best of the Mediterranean – a spectacular coastline and wild interior, hidden coves and beaches, vineyards, oyster bays, historic towns and villages, delicious food, and great wines. A short ferry trip brings you to the magical island of Korčula and its fairy-tale like walled town. The walled city, birthplace of Marco Polo, was first mentioned in the 10th century and every pristine stone has its own special history. This tour offers two spectacular destinations in one day all combined with exceptional cuisines and fine wines, making for a perfect day trip from Dubrovnik. And as the Croatian saying goes “A day without wine is like a day without sunshine”.

From Dubrovnik: Mostar, Kravica Waterfalls, and Kajtaz Tour

3. From Dubrovnik: Mostar, Kravica Waterfalls, and Kajtaz Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of the city of Mostar on this day trip from Dubrovnik. Travel by air-conditioned car and stop to see the Kravica Waterfalls along the way. Step back in time with a ticket to the Turkish House in Mostar. Depart Dubrovnik and journey along the coast of the Adriatic Sea by luxury minibus. Stop for a coffee (at your own expense) in the seaside town of Neum, and then continue to the beautiful Kravica Waterfalls to marvel at the dramatic tufa cascades of the Trebižat River. Continue to the historic city of Mostar and take a guided walking tour on arrival to see sights such as the rebuilt 16th-century Stari Most (Old Bridge). Learn more about the city's cultural diversity and admire the minarets of the Cejvan Cehaj Mosque and Koski Mehmed Paša Mosque. Look inside the Turkish House (Kajtaz) to get an insight into what a traditional dwelling looked like and get some free time to explore and enjoy lunch at your own expense before the return journey to Dubrovnik.

From Dubrovnik: Korcula Island Tour with Wine Tasting

4. From Dubrovnik: Korcula Island Tour with Wine Tasting

Korčula’s records of time date back to the Neolithic period. Legend says that Korčula was home to the beautiful Greek mythology hero – Korkyra. It is even said that Korčula is named after her. These days Korčula presents a combination of stunning nature and impressive history. It is known for beautiful beaches and it is even called “Croatian Santorini”. Korčula counts thousands of years of culture, history, and tradition! Hundred years old olive trees, vineyards, fruit and vegetable productions assure you that you will eat good and local food in Korčula. Memories on the great Croatian singer Oliver Dragojević, who was born in Korčula, keep lovely Dalmatian music and atmosphere on every step. Highlights of the tour: On the way from Dubrovnik first stop is Ston where you get to enjoy a cup of morning coffee. In an hour of free time in Ston you can walk the narrow streets, see the walls of Ston or meet some of the local shellfish farmers. While passing the salt pans, we continue to Orebić, where we cross the Pelješac channel to reach the island. On the way from Orebić to Korčula you get to enjoy the views on surfers and kiters! Once you get to the island, you first do a short tour of the city, followed by three hours of free time. In the free time you can enjoy the colorful, charming streets, go for a swim in the crystal clear sea or enjoy the local cuisine. On the way back, we make a stop in one of the Pelješac wine shops where you get to try excellent local wines. You can buy some souvenirs, even wine, and after all, enjoy the beautiful ride through the wine region back to Dubrovnik.

Dubrovnik: Deep Red Wine Tour of Pelješac

5. Dubrovnik: Deep Red Wine Tour of Pelješac

Discover the deep reds of the Peljesac wine region from Dubrovnik. First, explore the old and charming town of Ston. Grab a coffee, see the sights, and embark on your tour of local cellars. Taste from the best barrels of Croatia's finest wines paired with culinary specialties. Depart from Dubrovnik and make the first stop at the town of Ston, famous for having the second-longest stone wall in the world. Browse through the beautiful streets and grab a coffee before rushing towards your winery adventure. Visit the best local wine cellars and taste the finest red wines Croatia has to offer. Taste the deep flavors and learn to recognize the aftertaste of Dingac, Plavac Mali, Grk, Posip, Postup, and many more. Learn about the wines from the sommeliers themselves. While tasting each wine, try some local culinary mini specialties to complete your flavorful experience.

From Dubrovnik: Elaphiti Islands Guided Kayak and Bike Tour

6. From Dubrovnik: Elaphiti Islands Guided Kayak and Bike Tour

Meet your guide at Gruz; Duborvnik's commercial harbour. Begin with a relaxing 1960's ferry ride to Lopud Island. Walk by a 15 century monastery and aristocratic stone villas from Dubrovnik’s Renaissance to find our camp, gear up and go! From Lopud kayak for 1 hour to nearby Šipan Island; swap kayaks for bikes; bike 5 km to lunch (not included) at a wonderful seaside restaurant with views of the outer Elafiti Islands and Peljesac Peninsula. Swim and snorkel at secret spots! It will be a perfect day filled with sunshine, dramatic scenery, and a perfect blend of activity and relaxation. Bike, kayak, and ferry back to Dubrovnik just to catch perfect sunset!

From Dubrovnik: Mali Ston Oyster Paradise Tour with Transfer

7. From Dubrovnik: Mali Ston Oyster Paradise Tour with Transfer

Pick up starts at your location 30 minutes before departure. The ride takes about 45 minutes to get to Ston - a small town that presented the border of former Dubrovnik Republic. The walls will overwhelm you, for sure, so a quick walk through the town will confirm that you made the best decision coming there. You will have some free time to walk along the walls or just have a cup of coffee in calm, but mighty town. After some free time in Ston, you will go to Mali Ston (5 minute ride) and there you will get on the wooden boat with oyster farmer and ride through the bay of Mali Ston untill reaching the oyster beds. You will get to know all the details of oyster farming and taste some oysters directly from the sea, along with local wine that adds on an unforgettable taste. This is memorable experience, taste of oysters is unique, they are very tender and full of taste. People who usually don't eat oysters (if they dare to try them) they are usually left astonished and wanting for more.

From Dubrovnik: Guided Tour of Pelješac & Korčula

8. From Dubrovnik: Guided Tour of Pelješac & Korčula

Embark on a guided tour through the Croatian coastline to Ston and Orebić. Enjoy a boat ride to Korčula. Stop at the Pelješac peninsula for wine tasting. Begin your journey with a scenic drive along the coast to Pelješac peninsula. Stop for a short break in Ston, a place known for its saltworks and the second-longest city walls in the world. Make your way from Ston towards Orebić. From Orebić, set sail to Korčula. Surrounded by dark pine forests, this magnificent island was called Korkyra Melaina (Black Korčula) by ancient Greek settlers. Visit its main settlement, a stunning medieval walled town. Enjoy free time to explore the magnificent Island of Korčula. In addition to all the beautiful views, you will also enjoy the absolute best of Croatia's wines. On the way back to Dubrovnik, stop at Pelješac peninsula. Here, visit local wineries. Taste a selection of the region’s finest wines. Soak in views of rocky ridges and sweeping valleys.

Korcula from Dubrovnik including Winery Visit (private)

9. Korcula from Dubrovnik including Winery Visit (private)

One of the most romantic island cities in Croatia, Korcula island is one of the top destinations for tourists that cruise the Adriatic. According to legend, it was founded by the Trojan hero Antenor, and was home to the Mesolithic and Neolithic peoples who first settled on this island. Most famously known to be the birth place of traveler Marco Polo in 1254, Korcula is now the second most populous island on the Adriatic, filled with historical and cultural heritage. Ston is the first stop after departing from Dubrovnik. With well preserved city walls which once protected the town during the medieval times, Ston is a charming town with rich history. An optional visit to the ancient salt-works before continuing on the Peljesac peninsula will allow for an interesting stop on the tour. Enjoy the beautiful green scenery, vineyards and blue bays along the way before arriving to Orebic to embark on a boat ride to the magnificent island of Korcula. Once in town, visit the cathedral, city museum, and the house of Marco Polo. Followed is free time to walk through the Old Town and its abundant souvenir shops, and have lunch at a tavern of your choice serving many delicious Dalmatian specialities. After saying good-bye to this marvellous island, there is one last stop to be made on your return, as the Peljesac peninsula is known as one of the most famous Croatian wine regions. Enjoying in an extraordinary wine tasting is a delightful ending to the journey as you continue back to Dubrovnik.

From Split: Pelješac Food and Wine Tour

10. From Split: Pelješac Food and Wine Tour

This tour from Split to Ston, Croatia gives our guests the opportunity to savour some of Croatia’s wonderful food and wine on Croatia’s Pelješac peninsula. We start our excursion from Split by passing through some wonderfully scenic countryside all viewed from our comfortable fully WIFI/AC vehicles. Our expert guide will point out the many sites of cultural and historical significance along the way including the famous and historical Ston wall – the second longest in the world after the Great wall of China! Our Ston sightseeing tour includes a visit to the salt and oyster farms in Ston and Mali Ston. Here, you will have the enviable opportunity of sampling wonderful local oysters freshly harvested from the sea. We will also visit the local Ston salt farm to learn how some of the world’s finest table salt is harvested from the sea and prepared for commercial use. You will have an opportunity to enjoy an optional lunch at Kapetanova kuća, a very well-known local restaurant specialising in fish and sea food with some fantastic views of the bay at Ston, before heading off to the nearby wine estate of Miloš. The Miloš estate produces some of Croatia’s best wines – you will be given the opportunity to sample excellent premium Stagnum and Plavac Mali wines, as well as locally produced organic olive oil. Then when all are well wined and dined, the tour heads back to Split. We arrive in Split at approximately 7pm.

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What people are saying about Pelješac

It was a very pleasant trip with our friendly guide. The group itself wasn’t big, 8 people including our guide. We had a lot of free time and the winery was excellent! Tasted a lot of wines and the glasses were bigger than expected honestly.

Great active day out. Mickey our guide very friendly, helpful and fun. Great restaurant for lunch and Mickey very good for giving really good recommendations for food and wine. Highly recommend this tour. An excellent way to see the islands.

Fantastic afternoon out exploring wineries and tasting some great wine at Marlais. The highlight of the trip was sampling oysters right out of Ston Bay.

Damir was an excellent and very knowledgeable driver, a true gentleman. My teenagers and I had a great time.

Excellent guide tom Beautiful island Thank you so much